Poland is a state in central Europe whose capital and largest city is Warsaw. Krakow is another city in Poland known for its historical importance, which attracts millions of people. It is a developed country and a member of the EU, NATO and the UN.
Demonstrators were treated for injuries after police launched tear gas as part of a crackdown on the rally against laws passed by the Polish government that, critics say, undermine the independence of the country’s judiciary.
Polish drivers are in for an easy ride in the next few weeks, getting away fine-free with all but the most serious offences, as traffic police have decided to go mild on offenders in an unusual form of protest.
The father of Poland’s prime minister, who was once a radical anti-communist dissident, slammed Warsaw for turning Poles against Russians, and said coming to terms with Moscow is in Europe’s and the world’s interest.
Three EU countries have denied reaching any final agreement with Germany on the return of migrants to the country of entry, despite Angela Merkel’s claim she’d received “political consent” from 14 EU nations to strike such a deal.